Why This Amazing Spring Art Auction Results
Sotheby's Spring Modern Art New York with Picasso, Monet, Modigliani…
Art is the most frenzied orgy man is capable of. — Jean Dubuffet
Pablo Picasso’s ‘Femme nue couchée,’ a portrayal of his muse Marie-Thérèse Walter brings $67 million
At Sotheby’s in Manhattan, a Pablo Picasso painting of his young lover and muse Marie-Thérèse Walter, from the fabled year 1932, sold for $67.5 million with fees to Amy Cappellazzo, co-founder of Art Intelligence Global, an advisory firm based in New York and Hong Kong. She was the only bidder.
“Every true work of art must express a distinct feeling.” Caspar David Friedrich.
Claude Monet’s ‘Les Arceaux de roses, Giverny’ $23 million.
Art is for everyone, and anyone can buy artwork.
But, it’s healthy to remember that the art market is for a minuscule, rich select few people.
This is… Jean Dubuffet ‘Le Présent se change en passé’ sells for $4.5 million.
Maximilien Luce’s ‘Baignesuses à Saint-Tropez’ comes in at $4.5 million.
Alexander Calder’s ‘The Red Dozen’ fetches $2.1 million.
Robert Motherwell’s ‘Spanish Elegy XIV (Palamos)’ fetches $2.47 million, nearly $1.5 million over the top estimate.